2019 Bratwurst Festival Princess is Cassandra Kurek, front center; 1st Runner-up Autumn Thoroughman, front left; 2nd Runner-up Emily Goldfuss, front right.

2019 Bratwurst Festival Princess Contestants

Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival Princess Pageant for ages 12 - 13!


The 2019 Bratwurst Festival theme is “Bratty Salutes our Veterans!”
A get acquainted tea will be held on June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Bucyrus Public Library. Candidates and at least one parent/legal guardian must attend the get acquainted tea. The summer contest schedule is included in the application. All meetings/practices are mandatory. Unexcused absence will be counted against you in pageant judging. Bratwurst Festival, Inc. requires the presence of a parent/guardian during all events.

  • To be eligible to run for Bratwurst Festival Princess, the candidate's ( custodial) parent(s) must be a resident of Crawford County for 1 year prior to August 1, 2019. Candidate must be between the ages of 12-13 on or before August 1, 2019  Candidate must also have a German costume which she will wear to the Bratwurst Festival and other Festival events. See Rules and Regulations page for more information.


  • The Princess committee reserves the right to NOT accept any applicant who does not meet these qualifications.  Giving false information will result in disqualifying a candidate at any time.  Judging will be based on a personal interview, personality, poise, German costume, and on stage presence.

Completed applications should be mailed to:
Bratwurst Festival, Inc.
330 S. Sandusky Ave.
Bucyrus, Ohio 44820
Completed applications MUST be received postmarked by June 14, 2019

Questions or concerns may be addressed to:

Janell Croneis
Princess Pageant Advisor

Barb Huber
Royalty Committee Chair


Princess Pageant Rules and Regulations

Please read the application for complete Princess Pageant Rules and Regulations.